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Cesar Chavez Day

Confronting Cesar Chavez's Stance On Illegal Immigration

Posted 04.01.2014 | Latino Voices

While Cesar Chavez has become one of the most iconic Latino civil rights leaders in U.S. history, his stance on the issue of illegal immigration didn'...

Cesar Chavez and the UFW's Questionable Tactics

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Oscar Raymundo

California Governor Jerry Brown has declared today as Cesar Chavez Day. Coincidentally, a new biopic about the labor rights activist was released last...

Cesar Chavez's Words Of Wisdom Are All The Inspiration You'll Need Today

Posted 03.31.2014 | Latino Voices

Today is Cesar Chavez Day. Here's some words of wisdom to remember the civil rights leader and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association. ...

Food Chain Workers Take Action on Cesar Chavez Day

Joann Lo | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Joann Lo

Because of Chavez's legacy of multi-racial organizing for workers' rights, the Food Chain Workers Alliance (FCWA) chose Cesar Chavez Day for a day of action to raise the minimum wage.

Advocates Urge President To Name National Day Of Service

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 02.07.2014 | Latino Voices

Hispanic advocates are calling on President Barack Obama to designate a national day of service on March 31 honoring Cesar Chavez in a move that could...

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Google Doodle Dustup Portrays Faithful As Feckless | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

Owing to the fact that I use the Google Chrome extension to do all my Web searching, I rarely have occasion to visit Google's main page, and consequen...

Farm Workers Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day By Marching and Lobbying for a New Immigration Process

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 06.01.2013 | Latino Voices
Arturo S. Rodríguez

Farm workers today honor his memory by battling to free themselves from the shackles of abuse and mistreatment they suffer as a direct result of their immigration status.

Google Doodle Draws Major Controversy

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.31.2013 | Latino Voices

Google honored Cesar Chávez with a doodle Sunday on the 86th anniversary of his birthday, drawing nationwide attention to the Latino civil rights lea...

For Cesar Chavez Day, Can Pomona College Give Peace a Chance? Si, Se puede!

María Elena Durazo | Posted 05.31.2012 | Latino Voices
María Elena Durazo

The fight for a union at Pomona's dining hall continues, and unfortunately, so does the Pomona Administration's opposition.

Cristina Costantini

Remembering Cesar Chavez: The Ongoing Fight For Latino Civil Rights | Cristina Costantini | Posted 03.31.2012 | Latino Voices

When Barack Obama campaigned to be the nation's 44th president, he used the simple mantra, "Yes We Can" -- a translation of civil rights leader Cesa...

Celebrating Cesar Chavez Day In Los Angeles

Venice, CA Patch | 8:52am | Posted 05.31.2011 | Los Angeles

Happy César Chávez Day. California state offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles and Los Angeles Superior Courts, will be closed Thur...

Dolores Huerta: Organizing Is the Only Answer

Eduardo Barraza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eduardo Barraza

Organizer and Chicano Movement icon Dolores Huerta speaks about the recent decision of the University of Texas at El Paso to cancel the observation of the Cesar Chavez Day.